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  E.J. Banks
E.J. Banks

Player Profile
RS Senior

Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190



Football opens spring drills eyeing first season of ACC play

Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.


Pitt Spring Football Insider: Practice One

The Panthers opened up 2012 spring drills Thursday morning.


Panthers Prepare to Open Spring Football Drills

Pitt begins practice under Paul Chryst on Thursday, March 15.


Pittsburgh vs. Virginia (USATSI)

Panthers limit Cavaliers to just 188 yards of offense and a single field goal in 14-3 triumph.

2012: Served on special teams and as a reserve cornerback...played in five games to earn his first letter...had one tackle on the season (vs. USF).

2011: Joined Pitt during the offseason as a walk-on defensive back...played in one game (at West Virginia).

AT NOTRE DAME (2009-10): Scholarship cornerback who provided depth for two seasons but did not play in any games...spent the '09 season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: A standout for Montour High who was twice selected first team Associated Press Class AAA All-State...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22"...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Terrific 25"...named to the ESPNU150 (No. 135 overall and No. 13 among "athletes")...rated the No. 13 prospect in Pennsylvania by SuperPrep...broke into Montour's starting lineup as a quarterback and safety his freshman year...was a 1,000-yard passer each of his final three seasons, throwing for 3,338 yards and 23 touchdowns during that span...rushed for 1,015 yards and 14 TDs as a senior and 920 yards with 10 TDs during his junior season...led Montour to a 12-1 record and the WPIAL Class AAA championship game as a junior...played under Montour coach Lou Cerro...also lettered in basketball and track in high school.

PERSONAL: Edgar Darrin Banks Jr., born 1/31/91, is the son of Edgar and Cardelle Banks Sr....has two sisters...administration of justice major.